As the home builders en masse continue to beg for a home buying stimulus from Congress that includes a government-subsidized mortgage rate buy-down, luxury home builder Toll Brothers is getting ahead of the game.
Housing starts and permits were well below expectations, but in the topsy-turvy world today many traders believe that the lower the starts and permits the better, since it means less inventory that needs to be worked off.
Hope for a modest recovery in the housing sector spurred by a recent decline in mortgage rates, seems to be a far fetched pipe dream.
New reports that home builder Toll Brothers announced they were offering a 30-year fixed rate mortgage for 3.99 percent, a full percentage point below the current rate.
The promise of an Obama stimulus package has raised hopes that the battered housing sector will soon stabilize. That's encouraged investors to buy home builder stocks — but Ivy Zelman of Zelman and Associates warns investors to be very selective.
We finished the day down, but these two guys were responsible for much of the trading session’s strength, Cramer says.
BlackRock's Bob Doll thinks it's time to put some risk back into your stock portfolio.
BlackRock vice chairman and global chief investment officer of equities Bob Doll says it's time to re-introduce risk into portfolios.
The Dow soared higher on Tuesday after the Federal Reserve rewrote its playbook by slashing borrowing costs to a record low, even zero...
Plus, Cramer talks Ken Heebner, shipping stocks and more.
Market got you down? The situation might not be as bad as you think.
With gas cheaper, mortgage rates coming down and a winter of cheaper heating bills to possibly look forward to, there might be reason for some holiday cheer.
Are we better or worse off than we were a year ago?
Get Cramer's top three plays for what he sees as an impending end to that sector's massive declines.
Seems like more investors are buying on bad news. Find out why the traders believe this is a "somewhat encouraging" sign!
It was real estate that led the market into recession, and David Goldberg of UBS thinks it's getting ready to lead it out. He admits that fundamentals for homebuilding companies are low, and likely to remain so for at least the next nine months. This, he believes, is the time to buy on valuation.
As December begins, the stock market remains perched precariously between horrible economic news and continued announcements of more loan facilities and an expanding Fed balance sheet.
Pulte Homes plunged to a new multi-year low today, after our OptionMonster's tracking systems showed strong institutional put buying yesterday. Our puts becamse that much more valuable....
Stocks fell to their lowest levels in two weeks as worries about a global slowdown spooked the market.
Stocks continued to slide Tuesday as the positive effect of China's stimulus package gave way to renewed fears about the strength of the global economy.